Calculation of Wind Speeds Required to Damage or Destroy Buildings

  1. C. Church,
  2. D. Burgess,
  3. C. Doswell and
  4. R. Davies-Jone
  1. Henry Liu

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM079p0535

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards

How to Cite

Liu, H. (1993) Calculation of Wind Speeds Required to Damage or Destroy Buildings, in The Tornado: Its Structure, Dynamics, Prediction, and Hazards (eds C. Church, D. Burgess, C. Doswell and R. Davies-Jone), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM079p0535

Author Information

  1. Department of Civil Engineering, University Of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900384

Online ISBN: 9781118664148

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Keywords:

  • Tornadoes—Congresses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Wind Loading and Building Response

  • Determining Wind Speed Required to Damage Buildings

  • Concluding Remarks